Lager'd Statistics on language migration

Martin DeMello martindemello at yahoo.com
Tue Sep 7 08:02:59 CEST 2004


Alex Martelli <aleaxit at yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
> Can you point out some specific behavior, some language-design choice, 
> where Ruby is farther away from Perl than Python is?

Ruby's functional constructs (map, reduce, zip etc) are method calls on
enumerable objects, rather than perl/python-style orthogonal application
of a lambda to an enumerable.

martin



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